contactless payment

Contactless Payment Security: Answers to Frequently-Asked Questions

An increasing number of banks are issuing contactless chip cards which, instead of being swiped through a card reader, communicate with the card reader via near field communication (NFC) technology. However, many merchants (and consumers) are concerned about whether contactless payments are secure. Reviewing the answers to these four frequently asked questions (FAQs) about contactless…

emv and restaurants

The Connection Between Restaurants and EMV in Sit-Down Establishments

By now, you’ve heard plenty about the adoption of the EMV (Europay Mastercard Visa) payment technology standard and the deployment of EMV-compliant point of sale (POS) equipment that processes chip card transactions. But when it comes to restaurants and EMV, there’s a lot of misinformation circulating because EMV payments in restaurants raise different issues than…

cafeteria pos

5 Must-Have Features for School Cafeteria POS

Many school cafeterias have traded cash payment or ticketing programs for point of sale (POS) systems. As in retail stores or restaurants, POS systems provide an array of features and functionality beyond just completing payment transactions, but school cafeteria POS systems need unique features for the specialized application in which they are used. Here are…

self-service kiosk

4 Benefits of a Self-Service Kiosk in a Cinema

Owning a cinema can be a profitable venture. No matter the number of options for viewing films at home — plenty of people still want that big-screen movie-viewing experience. But as with every business, day-to-day operations pose challenges. A self-service kiosk can not only help to address these challenges, but also offer significant benefits. Here…